Mercury Retrograde 2021

Mercury Retrograde is back ! the planet which majorly rules communication in astrology goes retrograde on 27th Sep 2021.
During Mercury retrograde, the planet appears to move in backward direction from West to East.

Every planet during it’s transit over any zodiac sign affects the energy of Earth as well as everyone who lives and exist here.This transit also has repercussions down on Earth and everyone on Earth. During this time of apparent backwards movement, the areas of life that Mercury tends to rule including travel, communication, and technology are disrupted.

The most common side-effects of Mercury Retrograde

Messages or emails may bounce back due to clerical or technical issues. Dark secrets may get exposed. Computer or Mobiles phones can break down. Car and batteries may fail. Conflict with friends may occur. Confusion with taking a firm decision.

Mercury Retrograde occurs three times in a year. Usually in the months of January – February, June – July, September – October every year. So, watch out for the these month as this 21 days transit can affect you badly if you act with ignorance.

But this time, in September – October 2021. Mercury is retrograding over Zodiac Libra (as per Western system) and Virgo (as per eastern or Vedic Astrology) from 27th September till 18th October.
Mercury retrograde is also a time for channeling mental energy inward, reflecting, re-assesing and rethinking whatever it is we’ve been focused on over the past few months.

The theme of this Mercury retrograde will be Communication and Relationships.

How this Mercury Retrograde will affect your sign ?

Aries (21st March – 19th April)

This retrograde will put more emphasis on your relationship, the way you put up your self in a relationship and balance you maintain to improve the bonding, whether it’s a business partnership or relationship bonding.
This retrograde will demand patience, calmness and balance in any sort of your one to one relationships.
Avoid accepting or taking any opportunity in rush, re-assess the offer letter or business proposal you will receive.

Tauras (20th April – 20th May)

This transit will put more emphasis on your Health and the obstacles you usually face in every aspect of life. Demand will be to bring balance in diet and change your perspective about the world. Relations may test your self worth. Be very mindful while dealing with your family and loved ones.

Gemini (21st May – 20th June)

This transit will demand you to focus on self love and care. You may attract the spot light in this retrograde, but may lose the self respect if not focused on self love. The relations you attract, the attention you receive may get affected if you don’t focus on yourself first.

Cancer (21st June – 22nd July)

This transit will put more emphasis on your emotions. Whatever affects your emotions will come into your experience with evident repetitive patterns. Focus on solitude and be mindful about your communication and emotional expression. Your suppressed emotions will be highlighted this month.

Leo (23rd July – 22nd August)

This transit can make you filter your friends circle and put more emphasis on self worth. Lots of old friends, neighbors, and coworkers could also pop up, hoping to catch up. Just remember, when life gets stressful as it is apt to do during a retrograde, your time and energy are valuable, so invest it wisely. Take extra precautions on lose talks from your end as it may hurt someone.

Virgo (23rd August – 22nd September)

The messenger planet, your ruler, moves backward through your section of income, which means you’ll be feeling compelled to get into the competition, analyzing, reorganizing, and possibly revising your approach to financial growth. Maybe you’re ready to re-assess and update your resume so you can score a higher-paying, more fulfilling opportunity or you want to rework your long-term savings or debt plan.

Libra (23rd September – 22nd October)

This phase will make you focus more on you and your needs. Even if you’re not an influencer, you’ll be thinking about how you present yourself to the world, how people see you, perceive you, and what you want to showcase more or less of. Big goals could also be a primary focus now. Talking through all of this with a trusted loved one can help you to ultimately gain more clarity about what you want and how you’ll get it. 

Scorpio (23rd October – 21st November)

Mercury in Libra in general is always a time for resting, recharging, and getting in tune with your intuition, but a retrograde there can be even slower phase in which you could get a bit frustrated that everything you’re attempting to create progress feels to get stuck.

Sagittarius (22nd November – 21st December)

The messenger planet moves backward through your network for the next three weeks, making it more likely that old friends, colleagues, people you met on a group date in 2018 – 2019 suddenly reappears. They might want to collaborate or talk about shared long-term goals that could be achieved through teamwork. Although you’re usually all about throwing yourself into any exciting opportunity with lots of optimism and joy, Mercury retrograde will always cause at least a bit of chaos and confusion. Be sure you’re not signing yourself up for a commitment that looks and sounds better than it actually is. Don’t sign any contract or get into any sort partnership in this transit.

Capricorn (22nd December – 19th January)

You could be reassessing your top professional goals and the strategies you’ve been using to hit them. It might be time to revamp an aspiration that is no longer serving you, rethink how you can best form better leadership qualities. You’re all for taking a slow, steady and calculated approach, so delays aren’t necessarily going to disappoint you.

Aquarius (20th January – 18th February)

Uncertainty can cause anxiety, watch out for unnecessary overthinking about the future, rather focus more on re-assesing your beliefs. You may get interested in attaining some sort of higher or occult knowledge. This transit will polish your faith and confidence by giving you emotional turbulence and sudden events. Focus more on personal faith then on uncertainty. Avoid forming any sort of serious relationship.

Pisces (19th February – 20th March)

If you happen to get in touch with people from your past with a friendly gesture,then it’s ok. But the old urge of getting an emotional support from someone you loved in the past may give you a nice lesson. Watch out for emotional needs. Self-control and self nurturing is very important in this phase. If you repeat any mistake from your past, thinking that  things might have changed or improved, then you will regret by the end of this transit. Be mindful and meditate daily.